Daily Archives: Sunday, 8 January 2023, 23:20

Ali, CARICOM condemn attack on Brazil’s democracy

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 January 2023, 23:31 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Sunday condemned the unrest in Brazil that saw thousands of persons storm the Congress and Supreme Court as well as encircled the presidential palace, just days after leftist President, Luis Inacio ‘Lula’ Da Silva was sworn in. “We condemn every attempt and attack against the ...

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Antigua and Barbuda scraps work permits for CARICOM, Dominican Republic nationals

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 January 2023, 22:19 by Denis Chabrol Guyanese, other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nationals and citizens of the D0minican Republic, who are already working in Antigua and Barbuda, will no longer need work permits, the government there has announced sparking off opposition accusations that the government has stolen its publicly stated election campaign promise. Eligible voters in ...

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Far-right rioters storm Brazil’s Congress and top court; Lula vows to punish Bolsonaro’s supporters

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 January 2023, 21:53 by Denis Chabrol Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has vowed to punish supporters of the country’s ex-leader, Jair Bolsonaro, after they stormed Congress, the BBC reported on Sunday. Supporters of the ousted far-right leader also stormed the Supreme Court and surrounded the presidential palace. But police regained control of the ...

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OPINION: One Mocha today, many Mochas in aggregate, then what?

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 January 2023, 19:06 by Denis Chabrol by GHK Lall Huge sections of the population watched, read, listened, and absorbed what has unfolded in Mocha.  Today, I make no point about passions, prejudices, or politics.  I am thinking of two things; one is business oriented, while the other has to be the worst issue tabled at ...

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